Monday, October 31, 2016

State gives nod to acquire land for Calicut airport

Kozhikode: Giving wings to Malabar’s development dreams, the State government has approved administrative sanction to acquire 485.3 acres of land for the expansion of Calicut airport.

In its order, the Department of Transport has instructed the Malappuram District Collector to acquire the land on the basis of direct purchase scheme and appoint an implementing officer and an agency to study the social impact in connection with the project.

At least 240 acres of land is required for extending the runway to make the airport suitable for operation of E category aircraft.
31/10/16 The Hindu

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